Techniques of the artists of the American West
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Published by Wellfleet Press in Secaucus, NJ .
Written in English


  • Painting -- Technique.,
  • Artists -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • Painters -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • West (U.S.) -- In art.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-245) and index.

StatementPeggy and Harold Samuels ... [et al.].
ContributionsSamuels, Harold., Samuels, Peggy.
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18519209M
ISBN 101555216625
ISBN 109781555216627

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to the art and history of the American West. Co-developed by Jerrold Maddox, Penn State University (Web developer) Book Now Available. with New and Expanded Essays. Main Index. Introduction Contributors Search. Community Identity. Syllabus. Spirituality. Locality. This project was made possible by Purdue's Academic Reinvestment. A collection of watercolor paintings, with art by over 40 artists covering two centuries. This book also includes an overview The River Flows: Watercolors of the American West. Artists of the American West.; Visual artists depicting the 18th−19th century western American Frontier and American Old West, and the 20th−21st century Western United States, in various artistic media.; Artworks of this American Western genre/period/region are also referred to as "Western Art," distinct from Western art of European Art history.   Wyeth met many of those artists, such as Edward Hopper, during trips to New York or summer excursions to Maine; and a number of others called on him in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. The enthusiasm that Andrew and Betsy Wyeth had for American painting is demonstrated through their foundation, The Wyeth Foundation for American Art. To this day, the.

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